Concerns that most glaucoma patients have about their disease and treatment.

Glaucoma is often referred to as the “silent thief of sight,” and because of how it affects sight poses a very serious problem for those who are affected by the disease. This progressive eye condition damages the optic nerve, gradually and irreversibly leading to vision loss when left untreated. Understandably, individuals diagnosed with glaucoma often…

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Do I want or need a multifocal lens after cataract surgery?

The greatest advantage of multifocal or trifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) lies in their ability to provide a patients with excellent vision at multiple distances simultaneously, while reducing and in some cases even eliminating the need for glasses after cataract surgery. Unlike traditional monofocal lenses, multifocal IOLs can correct near, intermediate, and distance vision, offering greater…

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Why is experience and skill important when you choose an eye specialist

As an eye specialist, experience is a critical component of developing the skills necessary to provide high-quality care to patients. Years of experience enable an eye specialist to identify and diagnose eye conditions quickly and accurately, and to develop the best course of treatment based on their experience and knowledge. In this article, we’ll explore…

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Gonioscopy

If specific issues are discovered during your eye checkup, your ophthalmologist will perform a gonioscopy. Gonioscopy is most frequently performed to look for glaucoma symptoms. The examination can reveal whether your drainage angle is too small for fluid to drain effectively or whether it is obstructed by a section of your iris. The drainage angle…

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What is the need and benefit

OCT or Optical Coherence Tomography, is a non-invasive medical imaging technique that uses light waves to produce cross-sectional images of biological tissues. It can provide information about the thickness, structure, and integrity of tissues such as the retina, optic nerve, and cornea in the eye, as well as the layers of the skin, and other…

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Choroidal neovascularization (CNV):

Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) is a sight-threatening condition characterized by the abnormal growth of blood vessels beneath the retina. This pathological process can have devastating effects on vision and is a leading cause of vision loss in various retinal disorders. The choroid is a highly vascular layer located between the retina and the sclera in the…

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Choroidal lymphoma:

Choroidal lymphoma, also referred to as intraocular lymphoma or primary vitreoretinal lymphoma, is a rare form of ocular cancer that predominantly affects the choroid, a layer of blood vessels located between the retina and the sclera at the back of the eye. This condition is characterized by the abnormal development of lymphoid cells within the…

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I have had eye surgery can i dye my hair. what do i need to be careful about:

Before thinking about getting your hair dyed, it is crucial to follow a few safety precautions if you just had eye surgery. For individualized guidance regarding eye surgeries, it is important to speak with your ophthalmologist or other healthcare provider. Eye procedures might differ in type and individual circumstances. Here are some broad ideas to…

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